physical property


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Noun1.physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
absorption factor, absorptivity - (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
dissolubility, solubleness - the property of being dissoluble; "he measure the dissolubility of sugar in water"
drippiness - the physical property of being soft and drippy
reflectivity, reflexion, reflection - the ability to reflect beams or rays
bending, deflexion, deflection - the property of being bent or deflected
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
enthalpy, heat content, total heat, H - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure; "enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work"
randomness, entropy, S - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity"
perceptibility - the property of being perceptible by the mind or the senses
invisibility, invisibleness - the quality of not being perceivable by the eye
brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, light - the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
inaudibility, inaudibleness - the quality of not being perceptible by the ear
imperceptibility - the property of being imperceptible by the mind or the senses
reluctivity - (physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it
sensitivity, sensitiveness - the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences; "a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"; "the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth"
magnetisation, magnetization - the physical property of being magnetic
elasticity, snap - the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
malleability, plasticity - the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
inelasticity - the lack of elasticity
unmalleability - a lack of malleability
mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
weight - the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
momentum - the product of a body's mass and its velocity; "the momentum of the particles was deduced from meteoritic velocities"
fugacity - the tendency of a gas to expand or escape
length - the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"
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The Plastics/Elastomers/Paints/Coatings/Inks industry is a key end-user for physical property instrumentation and will continue to develop and produce new compounds and composites of materials that need to be tested.
Curing conditions for all of the physical property data are provided.
Protein Solutions, Inc, a division of Rheometric Scientific (AMEX:RHM), a leading provider of computer-controlled materials test systems used to make physical property measurements, today introduced the DynaPro(TM) Plate Reader, the first ever dynamic light scattering plate reader to assist in high throughput biomolecular characterization efforts.
Customer trials have produced excellent results, showing physical property gains in tensile strength, elongation and compression set resistance, according to the company.
is a leader in the field of physical property prediction, desktop chromatography and spectroscopy management, systematic naming, and Web-based access to chemistry prediction.
Technical service: Severe environment testing at elevated pressures and temperatures in a multiplicity of gas and liquid environments, life prediction testing, physical property measurement including dynamic rheological testing, thermal analysis
Sources from the company indicated that this strategic alliance extends RSI's physical property measurement capability beyond rheology, viscosity and thermal analyses into new instrumentation areas in the material characterization market place.
The catalog features products alphabetically according to the physical property they are designed to test, and also offers a supplier showcase to highlight products distributed by the company from other manufacturers of testing instruments.
Cameron Elastomer Technology 29501 Katy Freeway Katy, TX 77494-7801 Phone: (713) 391-4615 Fax: (713) 391-4640 Contact: Bruce Parker Technical service: Severe environment testing at elevated pressures and temperatures in a multiplicity of gas and liquid environments, life prediction testing, physical property measurement including dynamic rheological testing, thermal analysis
This was especially important with respect to the addition of our proprietary physical property system.